Opera Mini is one of most widely used mobile browsers and it’s one of the best mobile browsers in the market. We even asked Opera’s CEO if handset manufacturers should stop wasting time developing mobile browsers and simply bundle Opera Mini. Good news for all Opera Mini and Opera Mobile users, the Norway based company just announced that the final version of the software ( both mini and mobile) has been released today
Opera Mini 5 has been in a beta for quite some time now the Mobile version was launched during Symbian Exchange last year.
“Keeping in mind the needs and wants of our 50+ million users, we have emphasized speed, desktop-like functionality and data savings in our mobile browsers. Today, we have made it even easier for everyone to surf, search and socialize on the Web,” said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software.
The Opera mini 5 is a Java based application and runs a really wide variety of phones including Blackberry.The Android version was released in Beta recently
Opera Mobile 10 is Native application available on Symbian S60 , Windows Mobile
- Get the full PC like experience on your phone
- Multiple Tabs
- Save on data charges with Opera’s Data compression. The company claims 90% reduction in data consumption.
- Simple UI
- Download Manager, Speed Dial , password manager
- Opera Link – sync bookmarks between phone and pc
- The best part is that the app completely free ! ( if you want to figure out how opera makes money – head to our interview with CEO of Opera )
Here is a official video from the Opera folks
Download Opera Mini & Mobile
If you are in a country like India where GPRS ( EDGE is a myth) is Generally Painful Really Slow Opera Mini is a must have app ! Even if you are on a fast connection, you can save on data charges as pages opened in Opera consume roughly 10% of data compared to the native web browser.
You can download the latest versions of Opera Mini 5 or Mobile 10 from m.opera.com
What do you think about Opera Mini ?